12 Apr 2024
Music Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

Swedish summer traditions: Sing-along at Skansen

The Swedes really love a good sing-along and there’s nothing more Swedish than Allsång på Skansen. The crowds gather in thousands to sing together at Skansen, and another million or two watch it on the telly.  The sing-along tradition at Skansen actually dates back to 1935, and its run on the TV started in 1979. […]

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Melodifestivalen: Your Guide to the 2016 Final

The travelling music extravaganza we lovingly know as MELLO is reaching its climax on Saturday the 12th of March. Here’s your guide to the big final of Melodifestivalen! Melodifestivalen is a very big deal in Sweden. Even though it is the Swedish qualifications round for the Eurovision Song Contest, it is bigger than Eurovision – […]

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